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Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:00 pm | Updated: 1:33 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

Upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

17 Again (PG-13)

Crank High Voltage (R)

State of Play (PG-13)

Hannah Montana: The Movie (G)

Observe and Report (R)

Fast & Furious (PG-13)

Monsters vs. Aliens (also in 3D) (PG)

Duplicity (PG-13)

I Love You, Man (R)

Knowing (PG-13)

Taken (PG-13)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Earth (G)

17 Again (PG-13)

Crank High Voltage (R)

State of Play (PG-13)

Hannah Montana: The Movie (G)

Observe and Report (R)

Fast & Furious (PG-13)

Monsters vs. Aliens (in 3D) (PG)

I Love You, Man (R)

Knowing (PG-13)

Sunshine Cleaning (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Friday the 13th (2009) (R)

Coraline (PG)

He's Just Not That Into You (PG-13)

Push (PG-13)

Hotel for Dogs (PG)

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (PG)

Defiance (R)

Bedtime Stories (PG)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (PG-13)

Doubt (PG-13)

The Reader (R)

Slumdog Millionaire (R)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

17 Again (PG-13)

Crank: High Voltage (R)

State of Play (PG-13)

Hannah Montana: The Movie (G)

Dragonball: Evolution (PG)

Observe and Report (R)

Knowing (PG-13)

I Love You, Man (R)

Monsters vs. Aliens (also in 3D) (PG)

Fast & Furious (PG-13)

The Haunting in Connecticut (PG-13)

THEATER

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

• Enjoy the Catalinas Community Chorus' salute to Broadway "SHOWTIME" to benefit the Catalina Foothills High School music programs. Details: 7 p.m.; 4300 E. Sunrise Drive; $12; 229-9294.

MUSIC

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

• Enjoy the modern Spanish guitar of Gabriel Romo and a delectable three-course meal at Date Night at Westward Look Resort . Details: 5 p.m.; 245 E. Ina Road; $49/couple; 297-1151.

FRIDAY TO SATURDAY, APRIL 24-25

• Sample fully staged and costumed scenes from popular and well-loved operas and musicals at Pima Community College Music's Opera & Musical Theatre Scenes . Details: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 & 7 p.m. Saturday; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Road; $6; 206-6986.

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

• Experience the Joy of Caribbean with steel drums, dancers, and vocalists featuring Sticks & Fingers, a dynamic percussion group. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $20, $10 students; 818-1000.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

• Expect to be surprised, enlightened, and above all, entertained by students from Tucson High Magnet School at Calypso Night with Jovert Steel Drum Band . Details: 6:30 p.m.; Riverfront Park, 551 W. Lambert Lane; free; 797-3959.

• Take a trip down memory lane at the Westward Look Resort's Weststock Music and Food Festival featuring '60s-themed music bands. Details: 5:30 p.m.; 245 E. Ina Road; $25; 297-0134 x469.

• Listen to the music of the Civic Orchestra of Tucson , a 60-piece volunteer community orchestra that continues the tradition of presenting free symphonic concerts. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; free but must have advance printed ticket; 818-1000.

SUNDAY, APRIL 26

• Enjoy Jazz Under the Stars with Joe Bourne and Cool Ditties of Jazz . Details: 7 p.m.; St. Philip's Plaza, River Road and Campbell Ave.; $20; $15 members, $10 students; 903-1265.

• St. Philip's Friends of Music presents pianist extraordinaire Aryo Wicaksono in Continental Premieres, an eclectic program benefiting their music program. Details: 3 p.m.; St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Avenue at River Road; admission by donation; 299-6421.

• Music in the Park features Kip Calahan performing western tunes and more on the upper patio of the Kannally Ranch House. Details: 2 p.m.; Oracle State Park, 3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle; $10; (520) 896-2425.

• Take in beautiful views and enjoy award-winning cuisine while listening to the TSO trio and brass quintet at the Hacienda del Sol - Moveable Musical Feasts . Details: 5:30 p.m.; $110; 882-8585.

MONDAY TO TUESDAY, APRIL 27-28

• Listen to a repertoire of jazz standards and selections from the Great American Songbook performed by PCC Music's Jazz Improv Combos . Details: 7:30 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, APRIL 23-26

• Experience Bengal Tigers of India, Urban Funk Acrobats, Freak Show, Big E Brothers Steel Drum Band, Gradymusic, Cooks Racing Pigs, Science Exhibits for Kids, Kids Agriculture Center, and much more at the Pima County Fair . Details: Opens at noon weekdays, 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday; Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road; $7 adults, $2 children; 762-Fair.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, APRIL 24-26

• Adopt a Wild Horse or Burro at the Pima County Fair. Details: preview 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; adoptions 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; 11300 S. Houghton Road; 866-4mustangs.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

• Celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Tucson Audubon's Mason Center with live music and dancing at the Ironwood Jam . Details: 6 p.m.; 3835 W. Hardy Road; $15, $12 in advance; 971-6238.

• Shred up to four boxes of personal documents and benefit Catalina Community Food Bank at the Long Realty Shred-It event. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; 10445 N. Oracle Road, Suite 121 rear parking area; $5 minimum donation or perishable food item; 918-7422.

• Find Unity in Diversity at the first Southern Arizona Asian American Pacific Islander conference featuring bestselling author Robert Kiyosaki. Details: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 W. River Road; $50, $10 students; 512-0144.

SUNDAY, APRIL 26

• Don your festive attire and enjoy dinner and an auction at the 16th Annual Arizona Sonora Desert Museum Gala . Details: Auction at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 7:15 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Road; $150; 883-3055.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

• Join Pima County naturalist Meg Quinn for an informative Cactus Walk on the scenic Brown Mountain trail while she identifies the many local species of cacti, their ecology, uses, distribution and flowering season. Details: 8 a.m.; Brown Mountain trail in Tucson Mountain Park, 8451 W. McCain Loop Road, free but reservations required; 615-7855.

• Take a close look at the constellations, listen to stories about the night sky indoors, and explore the night sky while learning to use telescopes at Family Astronomy – Night Sky . Details: 7 p.m.; Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community, 1660 W. Ruthrauff; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, APRIL 24-25

• Join ethnobotanist Martha Burgess for a morning of collecting, cooking and tasting the flower buds of the staghorn cholla prepared in the traditional O'odham way at the Cholla Bud Workshop . Details: 9 a.m.; Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; $15; 615-7855.

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

• Learn how to Prepare the Garden for Summer from the Pima County Cooperative Extension Center Master Gardeners. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

• Learn about warning signs and risk factors for strokes and get a personal screening at StrokeCheck . Details: 8 a.m.-noon; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Road; free; 872-4344.

• Celebrate Arbor Day at the Tucson Botanical Gardens with demonstrations on the correct installation and care of trees and a garden walk to learn about our native trees. Details: 11 a.m. at the SAHBA pavilion; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; 326-9686.

• Take a Journey with author Jim Malusa to discuss his bicycle trips to the lowest points of six continents and subsequent book written about his travels. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

• Learn how to save money and water during the More Green Per Drop Festival featuring workshops, demonstrations, and an exhibit of photos of the 2009 Xeriscape Contest. Details: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; free admission courtesy of Rain Bird; 326-9686.

• Classical guitarist, banjo player and composer Michael Lich performs a riveting and diverse program featuring original compositions and popular arrangements in a special benefit concert for Western National Parks Association. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; 12880 North Vistoso Village Drive; $12, $10 members, must be prepaid; 622-6014.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29

• Let historian and master storyteller Jack Lasseter transport you back in time to the Arizona frontier as he spins a few yarns about some of the toughest Women on the Arizona Frontier and the true grit that made this territory civilized. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 North Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Bring the whole family to learn about the origin of things From Rocks to Ice Cream presented by geologist Bob Scarborough. Details: 6 p.m.; Oracle State Park, 3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle; free with $6 park entry fee; (520) 896-2425.

OUTDOORS

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

• Take a naturalist-guided Twilight Nature Walk through Feliz Paseos Park and experience the quiet of the desert at dusk while you discover why many desert creatures are active at this time of day. Details: 6 p.m.; 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free; 615-7855.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

• Take a trail walk and see presentations of live critters at Tucson Audubon's Mason Center's Smile with a Reptile Day . Details: 9 a.m.-noon; 3835 W. Hardy Road; contact Lia Sansom at 971-6238 or lsansom@tucsonaudubon.org for more information.

TUESDAY, APRIL 28

• Spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors nestled among the mesquites and palm trees as you Wake Up with the Birds . Details: 8 a.m.; Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free; 615-7855.

CHILDREN

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

• Decorate your own recycled planter and Get Planting! with tasty herbs. Details: 11:30 a.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

MONDAY TO FRIDAY, MAY 25-JULY 31

• Sign up now for Oro Valley Summer Fun for Kids offering tennis, swimming, day camp, hoops, art, and more. For locations, fees and other information, call 229-5050 or visit www.orovalleyaz.gov/pkrec/.

VISUAL ARTS

THURSDAY TO MONDAY, APRIL 23-MAY 18

• See the how local children express their understandings of watershed and share their view of the natural world at the Tucson's River of Words 2009 Youth Poetry and Art Traveling Exhibit . Details: Tues–Sat: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, APRIL 23-JUN. 7

• Take A Closer Look at Cactus and Succulents to celebrate the biennial convention of the Cactus and Succulent Society of America at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's exhibit of botanical paintings created by contemporary artists from across the United States and abroad. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Road; $13 adults, $4.25 children, free under 5; 883-2702.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, APRIL 25-MAY 10

• Browse the Overton Art Group's Art Show and Sale at the NW Community Friends Church. Details: 2-4 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays; 5950 N. La Canada Drive; free admission.

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